College Admissions Info

J the Wilcat
J the Wilcat
Northwestern University, ‘17
BA, Physics, Music Theory and Composition

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
  • 1 supplemental essays
  • 4 advice topics

Student Background

Physics and Music Composition Major and Northwestern University, loves to play ultimate, watch movies, and read sci-fi.
From: Ithaca , New York
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: Both Parents
Admission: Early Decision
Applied To: 3 schools
Accepted At: Northwestern, Indiana
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Is English First Language: No
Other Language(s) Spoken: Korean

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1470
Highest SAT: 2100
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High School Performance

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High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Local Orchestra / Symphony / Band, National Honor Society, School Band, School Jazz / Orchestra, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, Tutoring/Mentoring, Science Club/Team
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College Application Essays

Because of the way I was brought up by my parents, I’ve always thought in the back of my mind that one day, I was going to go to college. Along with that assumption came another, but more dangerous one: the fact that I would be ready for it. Just a year ago, if someone had asked me if I thought I could handle college, my answer would have been a simple shrug accompanied by a “sure, why not?”...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
14 Words
Essay written based on information gathered from internet research (website), visit, and alumni contact.

Additional Essay Details:
510 Words
Northwestern Statement When I first walked into my band director’s office freshmen year, I was struck by the glaring purple-ness of the room. At the time, I didn’t notice the Northwestern banner above her window; I only realized she was an alumni when she started talking about Northwestern’s football wins during rehearsal. Her enthusiasm must have trickled down to me, because when the time came to finalize a list of colleges, Northwestern had claimed spot number one....

College Admissions Advice

Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
1 Words

How I chose schools to apply to
15 Words
Never use only the website...

My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
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Robotics Club (leadership positions),...

What set me apart from other applicants
35 Words
Read this book and take its advice: single most important thing...